Monthly Archives: January 2014

What do I wear? {Sierra Vista Children, Family, & Maternity Photographer}

The most common question I get immediately after we have set a date and time for a session is, “What do we wear?”  This is almost always said with a hint of desperation and frustration.  I always tell people, “Wear what makes you feel great!” However, when it’s time for ME to get in front of the camera, I completely shut down and start to moan, “But what should we wear?” I am here to help!  Here are a collection of color guides to kick start yourView full post »

Pirate Girl Painter {Life Behind the Lens–Sierra Vista children’s photographer}

I grew up here in Sierra Vista and made so many wonderful friends along the way.  Being a military town, so many friends moved on to new places.  Some stayed in touch, others we hope the Army will create an opportunity to see each other again. My closest friend growing up here was Irene.  She is the daughter of a retired Soldier and they were permanent residents!  That allowed us to have a wonderful long-term friendship that is quite rare in our community!  Irene & I have that friendshipView full post »

Nutcracker 2013 by the Sierra Vista Ballet {Sierra Vista Dance Photography}

I had the tremendous honor to work with the Sierra Vista Ballet this year for their official performance photos!  I joined the cast for their two nights of dress rehearsals.  I love getting to be part of dress rehearsal!  You get to see all the kinks worked out and hear the laughter of the cast when things go comically wrong.  I had so much fun watching all the young ones all dressed up in their costumes and dancing so beautifully.   The first night of rehearsals, the dancers ran throughView full post »

A Year in Review WINNERS!! {Sierra Vista Family & Children’s Photographer}

Thank you to everyone for voting for the Best of 2013!!  The voting was extremely close!!  The first place was the couple you see on the left, and the other two images tied for second place!!  These three are definitely some of my favorite images from this year!  I’m excited to see what great images 2014 will hold! Also–Congratulations to commenter #91, Deedee Stevens!  You won the random drawing for a gift card too!! Happy New Year!View full post »